Black Hair Poems
These Black Hair poems are examples of Hair poems about Black. These are the best examples of Hair Black poems written by international poets.
Give Me Death
hair, appreciation, beauty, black african
Woolly my hair is
Intimidating to some in its natural frizz
Why do we judge by the color of our skin
Isn’t judgement and hate a sin
Paul Celan Holocaust Poem: Death Fugue
hair, death, drink, grave, holocaust,
Todesfugue ("Death Fugue")
by Paul Celan
loose translation/interpretation by Michael R. Burch
Black milk of daybreak, we drink you come dusk;
we drink you come midday, come morning, come...
Your Coffee Locks
hair, beauty, black african american,
Your coffee locks as soft as silk,
incensed with rich vanilla milk,
exotic as southern isles
extend for nautical miles
against tamarind skin flowing,
like radiant sunbeams glowing
Tagore translation: Come As You Are
hair, beauty, desire, fashion, hindi,
Come As You Are
by Rabindranath Tagore
loose translation by Michael R. Burch
Come as you are, forget appearances!
Is your hair untamable, your part uneven, your bodice unfastened?...
- Because I'm Worth It -
beauty, color, hair, humor,
My image was dull drab and dreary
(It hadn’t be changed for a while)
I thought that my hair had potential
... It was time I updated...
hair, age, growth,
same sound of scissors
in barber salon, locks of
some black and gray hair...
hair, childhood, class, community, culture,
Land of mango and avocado
Sweet , mild and refreshing
Cassava bread with tea, coffee and hot cocoa
Fresh meaty young coconut
Mythologized Sun Child Persona Incarnate
hair, adventure, allegory, analogy, fate,
Samson reborn within
brand name garden variety
twentieth century Homo sapien
hirsute trademark characteristic
electrified, empowered, enamored
mirrored reflection validated
substantial flowing luscious tresses
superseded body, mind, and spirit triage
prioritized as most...
hair, humor, political, wisdom,
Oh, his hair's not that orange friend but reflects the ire
Of the halo that Trump spun (he 'borrowed' from Dawn)
His 'mom's' better than virgin (transvestite...
Holly Day Cheer Oy Vey
celebration, christmas, games, hair,
Holly Day Cheer, Oy Vey
Lemme breathe smoke free air, okay
devoid of exhaust from swarm
(bajillion) enroute without delay
Santas Clauses gas guzzling
hybridized motorized sleigh,
coordinating global deliveries,...
Towards The Horizon
hair, black african american, black
When the tide was high
I loved to hang over the edge.
Rising and falling.
The gap widening then closing.
No longer visible to shore.
I'd lean over.
The wind thumping...
Refurbished Fairy Tales: Rapunzel and the really bad hair day
When fairy tales were in fashion, before true love was rare,
A prince wooed a maid who was flaxen and fair.
He came every day and patiently...
Blackness without astral shine
With weight: not color or texture, but heaviness
To withstand the breeze that ripples a blonder shock,
The 'Airs On Me 'Ead
age, hair, i am,
The black ones I got from my mother,
The glamourpuss Welsh princess;
The red ones came from my dad,
The freckled Irish redbeard;
The blonde ones were mine as...
your hair was hanging down your back
hair, beautiful, beauty, first love,
Your hair was hanging down your back and hid
your shoulders, tumbling waves and rays of sun.
I kiss your pale and gleaming shoulder bid
with gold, the...
hair, beautiful, beauty, best friend,
you said you liked
the purple in my
like i was a galaxy
only you could see
Hair Dye for men
Hair Dye for men
Some men fear grey
I have fifty shades today
I could pro dye for natural look
Five easy steps long lasting muck
hair, funny, teenage, vanity,
Every part of my body looks rather shoddy because it’s covered with hair
There isn’t a place, even my face, that...
Mess Of Tress In An Upside Down World
change, hair, world,
A girl and a boy walking in front,
(In my college one day, I saw)
she had such long shiny hair -
smooth silken threads of black -
BEARDED LADY -A HUMOUROUS POEM AS REQUESTED BY ILENE BAUER
body, hair, humorous,
Sue woke and looked terribly weird
She’d sprouted a black bushy beard
To get rid of this look
Should she wax or just pluck